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Founder of Bluefish, one of the top personal concierge services in the world, and an expert marketer within the luxury industry, Steve has been quoted in various publications & TV including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, London’s Sunday Times, South China Morning Post and many more. A best selling Author with "BLUEFISHING - the art of making things happen”, sought-after consultant and a speaker at a variety of networks, groups and associations as well as the Pentagon and Harvard – twice! Want to sing with your favorite rock star, be serenaded by Andre Boceli, walk the red carpet at A List Oscar parties, Dive to the wreck of the Titanic – these are just a few highlights of what Steve has been asked to provide for his clients. He makes the impossible, possible, after all he is quoted as “The Real Life Wizard of Oz" by Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine An entrepreneur in the truest sense of the word, Steve is well regarded within the luxury world for his innovation and down-to-earth personality. Known for his honesty, integrity and doing things “his way,” Steve creates experiences for his clients that they could never have imagined being possible. So whats the podcast about? A series of conversations and view points on how to communicate, build relationships and grow loyalty from the widest range of guests you could imagine. Searching the widest extremes to speak to people that have made a life from their ability to communicate or without that ability they would simply not be able to do what they have! Why should you listen? Because the art of communication and building relationships is still not available on the app store!

Founder of Bluefish, one of the top personal concierge services in the world, and an expert marketer within the luxury industry, Steve has been quoted in various publications & TV including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, London’s Sunday Times, South China Morning Post and many more. A best selling Author with "BLUEFISHING - the art of making things happen”, sought-after consultant and a speaker at a variety of networks, groups and associations as well as the Pentagon and Harvard – twice! Want to sing with your favorite rock star, be serenaded by Andre Boceli, walk the red carpet at A List Oscar parties, Dive to the wreck of the Titanic – these are just a few highlights of what Steve has been asked to provide for his clients. He makes the impossible, possible, after all he is quoted as “The Real Life Wizard of Oz" by Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine An entrepreneur in the truest sense of the word, Steve is well regarded within the luxury world for his innovation and down-to-earth personality. Known for his honesty, integrity and doing things “his way,” Steve creates experiences for his clients that they could never have imagined being possible. So whats the podcast about? A series of conversations and view points on how to communicate, build relationships and grow loyalty from the widest range of guests you could imagine. Searching the widest extremes to speak to people that have made a life from their ability to communicate or without that ability they would simply not be able to do what they have! Why should you listen? Because the art of communication and building relationships is still not available on the app store!
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Founder of Bluefish, one of the top personal concierge services in the world, and an expert marketer within the luxury industry, Steve has been quoted in various publications & TV including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, London’s Sunday Times, South China Morning Post and many more. A best selling Author with "BLUEFISHING - the art of making things happen”, sought-after consultant and a speaker at a variety of networks, groups and associations as well as the Pentagon and Harvard – twice! Want to sing with your favorite rock star, be serenaded by Andre Boceli, walk the red carpet at A List Oscar parties, Dive to the wreck of the Titanic – these are just a few highlights of what Steve has been asked to provide for his clients. He makes the impossible, possible, after all he is quoted as “The Real Life Wizard of Oz" by Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine An entrepreneur in the truest sense of the word, Steve is well regarded within the luxury world for his innovation and down-to-earth personality. Known for his honesty, integrity and doing things “his way,” Steve creates experiences for his clients that they could never have imagined being possible. So whats the podcast about? A series of conversations and view points on how to communicate, build relationships and grow loyalty from the widest range of guests you could imagine. Searching the widest extremes to speak to people that have made a life from their ability to communicate or without that ability they would simply not be able to do what they have! Why should you listen? Because the art of communication and building relationships is still not available on the app store!

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Episodes

Barbara Lazaroff

5/20/2019
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On today's episode Steve chats with the Queen of Beverly Hills, Barbara Lazaroff. Barbara is a world-renowned designer and restauranteur. She is the woman behind the famous Spago and Wolfgang Puck Restaurants, using her brilliant branding strategies to grow the company all over the world. A philanthropist as well, Lazaroff has dedicated her life to empowering women and using her platform to help those in need. She met her now former husband, Wolfgang Puck, at age 25 and they were married...

Duration:00:48:52

Steve Talks Immersion

5/13/2019
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In today's episode Steve rants about the importance of immersion in all aspects of your life.

Duration:00:10:52

Shari Alexander

5/6/2019
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In today's episode Steve chats with influential speaker, Shari Alexander. Shari, a former actress, worked as a presentation skills coach and then became a speechwriter for the corporate world. Looking for a change of pace, she started learning communication techniques from spies, CIA agents and hostage negotiators to become the powerhouse she is today.

Duration:00:33:36

Captain Sasha Larkin

4/29/2019
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In this episode Steve chats with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Captain, Sasha Larkin. She is one of the few women to ever become police captain at LVMPD. Of course, you wouldn't guess her career choice by looking at her. Sasha is not only a stunningly beautiful woman, she is intelligent, articulate and a force to be reckoned with. She is on the path to change the way society views women around the world. Sasha inspires women to stand up, stand strong and go after their...

Duration:00:36:03

Meet Super Signature

4/22/2019
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In this episode, Steve explains the importance of getting your signature right. Are you doing it wrong?

Duration:00:05:02

Corners in a Ferrari

4/15/2019
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In this episode Steve talks about challenging yourself to test your limits. How far can you push yourself?

Duration:00:05:49

Jeff Madoff

4/8/2019
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On today’s episode Steve talks to Jeff Madoff, the owner of Madoff Productions, a famous production company that has worked with clients from around the world. He wears many creative hats in his line of work but, above all, Jeff says communication is one of the most important traits that he utilizes in both his personal and professional life. Today, Jeff is a very successful storyteller in his own right and uses the power of communication and storytelling to help build brands and connect...

Duration:00:32:18

FOMO vs FUD

4/1/2019
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On today's episode Steve talks about the fear of missing out and how you need to stop allowing fear control your life.

Duration:00:03:53

Ken Kragen

3/25/2019
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Ken Kragen has achieved things many only dream of: managing world-class musicians, raising millions of dollars to fight hunger internationally and at home. How does he do it? Recently he spoke with Steve Sims on “The Art of Making Things Happen Podcast” about his illustrious career and the importance of giving back and living a balanced life. Anyone looking to achieve a more balanced life could take a page or two from Kragen’s book, "Life is a Contact Sport". He says his parents are his...

Duration:00:35:48

Andre Norman

3/18/2019
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On today's episode Steve talks to one of the most called upon men in situations of crisis. Andre Norman saves lives all around the globe, and quite simply, is darn good at it. It's a far cry from his time in prison. He grew up in the inner city with a single mom who has six kids, he was on the school to prison pipeline at a very early age. He joined gangs and hustled the streets while in high school. Before long he was serving over 20 years in prison for his crimes. After fighting fellow...

Duration:00:32:59

Stuart Garner Owner of Norton Motorcycles

3/11/2019
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Stuart Garner is the CEO of Norton Motorcycles in the UK. Prior to acquiring the Norton brands, Garner went from being his family’s “black sheep” to several successful entrepreneurial endeavors. Stuart spoke with Steve Sims on, “The Art of Making Things Happen Podcast” about entrepreneurship, how to get things done, and their shared passion of motorcycles. Garner’s main efforts have been to position Norton in its own desirable, aspirational and exclusive niche. This brand now resonates...

Duration:00:39:13

I Go to Jail

3/4/2019
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Steve visits Kern Valley State Prison, a level IV maximum security institution. An experience that changed his life forever. Learn how inmates are training to be entrepreneurs (EIT) and the hardship realities they have lived through. It will be hard for some to listen to this episode, but challenge yourself to get uncomfortable, you'll be glad you did.

Duration:00:17:56

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang

2/26/2019
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Andrew Yang is a serial tech entrepreneur, founder of Venture for America and Democratic presidential candidate for 2020. He’s passionate about helping workers adapt to structural changes in the economy. Venture for America was his way of training recent college grads and young professionals to join startups to help revitalize American cities. The focus of his presidential campaign is to address the threat of new technologies, such as robots and automation, on American workers.

Duration:00:19:27

Position the Ask

2/18/2019
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Positioning the ask, is only the beginning, know ahead of time what are you bringing to the table...

Duration:00:05:03

Philip McKernan

2/11/2019
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Philip is an inspirational coach who works with people to help them not only align with their life goals but figure out what those goals truly are. In his work, he pushes people and supports them in a manner that encourages them to figure out for themselves who they are, where they should work, and what they should be doing. He compels them to discover the relationships and the goals that mark true happiness in their lives, and then he feeds them information back to them and gets them...

Duration:00:37:06

To Fee or Not to Fee

2/4/2019
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Steve shows off his comedic skills, while making you realize value is in what you know.

Duration:00:03:26

Who's Reading Your Emails

1/23/2019
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Steve discusses how to communicate better with your clients by keeping it short.

Duration:00:03:14

Father Greg Boyle

1/23/2019
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On today’s episode, Steve chats with Father Greg Boyle, the priest that started Homeboy Industries. Homeboy Industries is the largest gang intervention rehab re-entry program in the US. Here is some background on the man that didn’t give up. Father Greg started in the poorest parish with the highest gang concentrationThere were a total of 8 different gangs at war with one anotherHe buried 226 kids in his first few yearsEven with all of that, he never thought about leaving the parish or the...

Duration:00:34:39

Alice Little

1/23/2019
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On today’s episode, Steve talks to the number one sex entrepreneur and relationship expert. Alice Little stands at 4’8” but her presence is much bigger. She explains how being able to speak about the most uncomfortable, most stigmatized topic, makes her an excellent communicator - something that people come to the ranch for far more than sex. Some interesting things about the Bunny Ranch where Alice works are: The facility has an on site doctor that the women see once a weekClients can...

Duration:00:42:33

The Experience is What Counts

1/23/2019
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An experience far out weighs the traditional purchase of a gift. A gift will be forgotten but an experience will leave long lasting memories.

Duration:00:01:30